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Meet the Writers: Etisalat Prize for Literature | Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June
17/06/2014

Africa's most prestigious literary prize, the Etisalat Prize for Literature has collaborated with Kwani Trust for a weekend of literary events in Nairobi on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June 2014 as part of a three city African tour for shortlisted writers of the Etisalat Prize for...

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Kwani Trust launch award-winning writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's debut novel Kintu
16/06/2014

Award-winning Ugandan writer, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi will launch her debut novel Kintu in Kampala tomorrow on Wednesday, 18th June 2014. This bold and ambitious novel won the 2013 Kwani Manuscript Project, a new literary prize for unpublished fiction by African writers....

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Kwani Trust and British Council To Host Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 4 Nairobi Launch, Readings and Writing Workshop
02/06/2013

Kwani Trust and British Council will collaborate with Granta to host a week of literary events in Nairobi between 19th - 23rd June 2013. The joint week of literary programming will include a launch of the latest Granta issue, Best of Young British Novelists 4, a three-day writing workshop,...

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Kwani? Manuscript Project Judging Timeline Announced
17/10/2012

Following the close of the Kwani? Manuscript Project, we have received an amazing 282 unpublished fiction manuscripts from 19 African countries including at least 5 submissions from Rwanda, Zambia, Cameroon and Zimbabwe, more than 10 submissions from Botswana, Ghana and Uganda, over 20...

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